Production Coordinator cum Account Manager

Location
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary
£30,000 to £40,000 DOE
Posted
20 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Oct 2018
Ref
Production
Function
Buyer, Production
Job Type
Permanent

Production Coordinator cum Account Manager

Our long-standing client, a multi brand sportswear brand-house, is looking for a Production Coordinator cum Account Manager who understands the process flow and life-cycle of product through production cycle.

This is a process driven job where you will be working closely with overseas factories and internal product and merchandising/operations teams. And you will be supporting the US Client  (this is Customer Service, not sales).

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Managing Production Data daily.
  • Flag any delays pertaining to apparel process
  • Coordinate with the internal Product and Operations/Merchandising teams to build a live Work In Progress report.
  • Track production of goods, liaising with factories daily.
  • Collate all communications and feed data in to the Work in Progress (WIP) Matrix
  • Keep the WIP matrix current, accurate and in the desired format.
  • Analyse and Interpret data.
  • Working closely with the US Client and keeping them updated of any changes. 
  • Building and Maintaining good relationship with the Buyers of US client
  • Building good relationship with the in-house design, development and merchandising team and working with them to execute WIP Matrix.  

Skills and Experience Required:

  • You will have at least 4-5 years’ experience in the fashion apparel/textile/clothing industry.
  • Have production experience gained either from the factory side or from the buying side dealing with apparel/textile/clothing factories
  • Have good knowledge of apparel production lifecycle.
  • You will be a patient and clear-headed person.
  • Calm and diplomatic.
  • You are a people's person - good at building relationships and softly influencing people.
  • Willing to change and learn quick.
  • UK resident with the right to work for any employer.

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